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Announcements • Welcome! • SPCD 505 • 2 textbooks AND e-reserves • research505 • Universal design • Don’t fear the syllabus…
Julia Ann Scherba de Valenzuela Prof. Scherba de Valenzuela Julia just Julia Dr. Scherba de Valenzuela Dr. Valenzuela Dr. de Valenzuela
What you need to know: HARD class: • Amount of work • Deep engagement • New vocabulary • Temporary incomplete understanding • Academic struggles • Emotional struggles • Focus on YOU!
Required Books • APA manual – 6th edition • McMillan, J. H., & Wergin, J. F. (2010). Understanding and evaluating educational research (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Required Readings On e-reserve at Zimmerman library. Can be downloaded and either printed or saved to your hard drive or a portable storage device (i.e. flash disk) at campus computer pods. Password: research505
Help is on the way!! Don’t Panic!
When in doubt… Check the Syllabus!
Class outlines for every class session. • Links from each outline to the overheads and handouts. • Suggestions of additional readings. • Links to relevant web sites. • Copies of the syllabus, assignment descriptions, and cover pages. Web Site
Office Hours: • Fridays, 4-7, off campus • Ever other Monday, 3-4:30 • Every other Wednesday, 4-5 • Aug 23 – Dec 6 Appointments must be scheduled IN ADVANCE BY E-MAIL: email@example.com
Course schedule. • Course design, including course requirements and grading. • E-reserves password. • Course policies. • Assignment descriptions and grading criteria. Complete Syllabus
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ILL assignment (5 pts) • Request a journal article from ILL. • Forward me the e-mail that says your article is ready to be downloaded from the ILL system.
APA homework Next week in class, we will work APA style for citations and references. Please check the on-line class outline for the handout that we will be using. The homework will follow up on that activity and I will provide copies of the needed homework handout.
Research Ethics Training The links to the on-line CITI training is available on the course website, in the syllabus (e-mailed to the class), and can also be found at: • http://research.unm.edu/IRBmaincampus/index.cfm.
How can I reach you??? • Please go to “myUNM” (my.unm.edu) and check your e-mail settings. • “Preferred email” • Any e-mail address okay. • Syllabus, announcements, etc.
Quick Write How do you define “research”?
Looking ahead… APA refresher and defining research Note: Set up UNMNetID & change e-mail in Banner if needed.